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EOFY Capital Expenditure To Save You At Tax Time

End of Financial Year is fast approaching and with it a chance to say “out with the old, in with the new, used, or reconditioned”. In the lead up to tax time, many businesses find themselves examining the books, looking for ways to make the most of their tax offsets and budgeting requirements. Capital expenditure is one simple way businesses can make greater savings and strategic investments in an effort to boost their portfolio.

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Win Tickets to the Largest Drag Racing Event Outside North America

Don’t miss your chance to WIN a two-person pass for 3 days to the 50th Australian Winter Nationals, 08th to 11th June.

RDW Excavator Parts is giving away 2 passes to one of our lucky customers…

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm

As the old saying goes, you can’t stop progress. Most progress probably has benefits overall, but there is probably not a single item of progress in our society that wouldn’t leave someone worse off in its wake. There are however some things that simply make you go ‘Hmmm, is this really the direction we want to head and what we want’?

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The Construction Sector Digs Deep for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Queensland’s construction industry is the 3rd largest employer in the state, employing nearly 220,000 people and accounting for 11% of the economy. In the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games hosted on the Gold Coast, the construction sector has boomed! Engineering construction (i.e. roads, rail and other infrastructure) is vital to the success of the 2018 Commonwealth Games; accounting for 63% of the state’s current construction contribution. The residential building sector and their various projects (including the athletes’ village and other housing) accounts for 14% of current work.

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March News from RD Williams

At a recent Sunday trip to Coolangatta, it struck me how many of the retailers in the main shopping centre were closed. The large retailers and restaurant chains were pretty much the only options. Considering this is a major tourist area and how busy the beaches were, there was clearly no shortage of potential customers. And therein lies the foundation for understanding the recent decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC was set up by Julia Gillard as an independent body free of political interference, and tasked by Bill Shorten to review award conditions at four yearly intervals).

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Workplace Health and Safety for Machinery Operators

Staying limber while on the job mightn’t seem like the top thing on your daily priority list but for operators of heavy machinery, it is a vital part of workplace health and safety procedures. If you’re a machinery operator, truck driver, or project supervisor it is not uncommon to spend a typical 40 hour week in a seated position. While sitting at a desk or in the drivers’ seat while operating heavy machinery is an essential part of the job it can, however, have detrimental effects on the health of your body and overall well-being.

 

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January News from RD Williams

In this month’s latest news offering, we focus on industry predictions for 2017, dispelling “non-genuine” misinformation, and a fun POP QUIZ for you all! Read on to find out more…

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INDUSTRY UPDATE: Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Construction of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is progressing full steam ahead. Let’s get digging this New Year, with the tools you need from RDW.

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Out With The New, In With The Old: Benefits Of Used Machinery

When it comes to purchasing heavy machinery you want to make sure you’re buying the best machinery to suit your needs. Many assume that brand new machinery is the best choice. But this simply isn’t true.

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Know Your Componentry: New, Used and Reconditioned Components

When it comes to purchasing heavy machinery components, you want to make sure you’re buying the optimum solution to suit your needs. You are making a substantial investment into the future life of your machine, after all.

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